We hope your time in this space invites a sense of reflection and peace, as well as one of urgency and action. We look forward to your visit.

Getting here

The Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice is located at 320 East 43rd Street, between Second Avenue and Tudor Place.

Train: Metro North or 4, 5, 6, 7, or S subway trains to Grand Central Station.

Bus: M42, M15, X21

Bike share: A Citi Bike rack is located on 43rd Street, directly in front of the building.


Take a stroll through our light-filled atrium garden, with its 39 species of plants. Pause by the reflecting pool. Explore our sensory garden, featuring a collection of plant life you can touch and smell.

Our garden hours are Monday - Friday 8 am - 6 pm, with Saturday hours 11 am - 6 pm, when the gallery has an exhibition on view. There will be no public access to the garden or building on Saturdays if the gallery is closed.

Please note: The garden sometimes closes for special events. Planned closures will be listed here.

Please note: The wheelchair lift in the garden is currently out of order. Please check here for updates. 

The Ford Foundation Gallery

The gallery is open Monday - Saturday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. Admission is free.

Gallery visitors may enter on 43rd Street, or through the garden atrium entrance at 321 East 42nd Street.

Tours and group visits

Groups larger than 15 are encouraged to make advanced reservations with the gallery. Docent-led tours are available to large groups with reservations. Contact us at [email protected]


The gallery is located at street level and is fully accessible.
We welcome dogs that are individually trained to perform a task, or work with a person with a disability. Pets are not permitted.
For additional accessibility information, click here. If you have other questions, contact us at [email protected]

Accessible entrances

Map detail of 320 E. 43rd St.
Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice
320 E 43rd St
New York, NY 10017